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State of Wisconsin Honors EAA Founder

MADISON, WIS. – The family of the late Paul Poberezny who founded the Experimental Aircraft Association with his wife, Audrey, in the basement of their Milwaukee home in 1953, was honored before the Wisconsin Assembly Oct. 17, 2013 with a … Continue reading

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Poberezny Named Living Legend of Aviation

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF. – EAA Chairman Emeritus Tom Poberezny was inducted as a “Living Legend of Aviation” on January 18, 2013, during the 10th annual Living Legends of Aviation awards ceremonies in Beverly Hills, Calif. Poberezny served as EAA AirVenture … Continue reading

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Poberezny, Christensen & Klapmeier Join AKIA Advisory Board

AURORA, OREGON – The Aircraft Kit Industry Association (AKIA) was formed this past summer at EAA AirVenture to provide corporations with a vested interest in homebuilding an opportunity to speak with a unified voice on issues of safety and industry … Continue reading

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AirVenture Cup Completes 15th Successful Event While It Confronts Potential Changes

by Geoff Sobering The first group of race pilots and staff arrived at the Mitchell, S.D. airport, August 22, 2012, to prepare for the 2012 AirVenture Cup Race. The previous evening’s briefing had laid out the planned race course starting … Continue reading

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Former EAA President Joins Corporate Board

CHICAGO, ILL. – Jet Support Services, Inc (JSSI) has named Tom Poberezny, former president of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), to its board of advisors. Louis C. Seno is chairman and chief executive of JSSI. Poberezny is currently the chairman … Continue reading

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Major Changes At EAA Intended To Help Reshape Organization To Better Fulfill Organization’s Mission

OSHKOSH, WIS. — EAA President/CEO Rod Hightower announced January 12, 2012, changes in the organization, which he believes will allow the 170,000-member organization to better fulfill its mission to grow participation in aviation. As part of a long-term strategic plan, … Continue reading

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The End of An Era… Tom Poberezny Retires As Chairman of EAA & AirVenture

OSHKOSH, WIS. – In a surprise announcement at 12:30 pm CDT, July 26, 2011, at EAA’s Brown Arch entryway during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, EAA and AirVenture Chairman Tom Poberezny announced that he was stepping down from those positions effective August … Continue reading

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The End of An Era… Tom Poberezny Retires As Chairman of EAA & AirVenture

OSHKOSH, WIS. – In a surprise announcement at 12:30 pm CDT, July 26, 2011, at EAA’s Brown Arch entryway during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, EAA and AirVenture Chairman Tom Poberezny announced that he was stepping down from those positions effective August … Continue reading

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Boeing 787 Appearing At EAA AirVenture 2011

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — (June 15, 2011) — EAA and AirVenture chairman Tom Poberezny confirmed today that the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is scheduled to make a landmark appearance at EAA AirVenture 2011 on Friday, July 29, giving aviation … Continue reading

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